Give Every Month (GEM) Society

The generosity of our donors is the foundation on which the work of JEWISHcolorado rests.

To express our gratitude, we invite these individuals, couples, and families to come together throughout the year to enjoy a variety of programs and events. Join one of our giving societies and connect with like-minded donors. Get involved and learn about the many ways your support makes a lasting difference in our community and around the world.

Why Give Every Month (GEM)?

Members of all giving societies can choose to make their gift monthly. Giving monthly helps sustain JEWISHcolorado’s impact. Monthly donations ensure we can accurately project expected revenue throughout the year to continue our vital work.

By giving a minimum of $36 a month, you automatically join the GEM Society and receive exclusive perks such as branded apparel, early access event registration, and biannual updates with our Senior Israel Emissary.

Every month…

  • 600 teens attend a Jewish Student Connection club at 11 High Schools
  • Nearly 5,000 kids receive PJ Library books statewide
  • Nearly 3,000 interactions made by the Shinshinim

Every year…

  • JEWISHcolorado distributes $1.8 million in grants locally and globally
  • More than 2,000 people participate in Safety & Security trainings
  • More than 1,200 people participate in Young Adult Programming

GEM Societies

To qualify for a giving society, recurring payments must be set up for a minimum of 12 months.

GEM Society

$36 Per Month

By giving a minimum of $36 a month, you automatically join the GEM Society and support the year-round impact JEWISHcolorado has on our Jewish community in Colorado, Israel, and around the globe. GEM Society members receive early access to event registration, exclusive briefings from our Senior Israel Emissary, and the opportunity to choose from JEWISHcolorado swag.

Ben Gurion Society $1,000+

$84 Per Month

A prestigious group of dynamic young leaders ages 21-45 from across the country who make an impact on the Jewish world through their giving. The Ben Gurion Society’s mission is to cultivate a network of young adults empowered to deploy their knowledge, passion, and resources in order to create a vibrant and enduring Jewish community in Colorado and around the world.

Please contact Jenna Raimist at JRaimist@JEWISHcolorado.org to join or learn more.

Pomegranate Society $1,800+

$150 Per Month

The pomegranate, an ancient Jewish symbol of bounty, sustenance, and power, is also a modern emblem of Jewish women’s philanthropy and commitment. Pomegranate Society members nurture and sustain future generations.

An annual gift between $1,800-$4,999 a year to JEWISHcolorado’s Annual Campaign is, like its namesake, a formidable community of like-minded leaders who do a world of good.

Please contact Roberta Witkow at RWitkow@JEWISHcolorado.org to join or learn more.

Lion of Judah Society $5,000+

$417 Per Month

Lions of Judah are some of the most dynamic philanthropic women in the world. Created in 1972 in Miami by Norma Kipnis-Wilson and Toby Friedland z”l, the Lion of Judah program has brought together women of all ages and from many walks of life to play an essential role in creating social justice, healing the sick, feeding the hungry, preserving human dignity, and building Jewish identity.

The Lion of Judah is a symbol of a Jewish woman’s strength, a symbol of her caring about the organized Jewish world, and a symbol of her financial commitment of at least $5,000 to JEWISHcolorado. Nearly 17,000 women worldwide are Lions of Judah. They also have the opportunity to endow their gift to ensure flourishing Jewish life for generations to come.

Please contact Roberta Witkow at RWitkow@JEWISHcolorado.org to join or learn more.

Joshua Society $10,000+

$834 Per Month

A community of philanthropists who demonstrate the loyalty, charisma and skillful leadership of this group’s namesake. These families and individuals contribute $10,000 or more per household to their to JEWISHcolorado’s Annual Campaign. If philanthropy provides the momentum behind the progress and advancements we see in society, then our Joshua Society members are amongst those with the most impact.

Please contact Willie Recht at wrecht@jewishcolorado.org to join or learn more.